• <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> FIRE OF LONDON. A True Pourtraict with a Brief Description Of that Deplorable Fire of London. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MATHER, INCREASE. A Brief History of the Warr With the Indians in New-England. Sold for US$ 45,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> SALEM WITCH TRIALS. Manuscript Document variously signed. Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> REVERE, PAUL. The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King-Street Boston. Sold for US$ 100,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> LEXINGTON AND CONCORD. Bloody Butchery by the British Troops. Sold for US$ 118,750 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. The New-England Chronicle. Sold for US$ 257,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. By the President of the United States. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> BASEBALL. Boston Union Athletic Exhibition Company Grounds. Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium.
    <b>Bonhams 7 Apr 2014, Eric Caren Archive:</b> MCCLELLAND, GEORGE WILLIAM. Eniac-Birth Certificate of Computer Age. 1880-1955. Typed Letter Signed. Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium.
  • <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.First edition, first issue in a near fine jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. The Sun Also Rises. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First edition, first issue.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking, 1957. First edition, presentation copy.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>JRR Tolkien. The Hobbit. London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1937. First edition, fine copy in jacket.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Vladimir Nabokov. Lolita. Paris: the Olympia Press, 1955. First edition presentation copy inscribed on the half-title.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Tennessee Williams. A Streetcar Named Desire. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1947. Inscribed by Tennesee Williams and Director Elia Kazan with additional inscriptions or signatures by all the cast members.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>T.S. Eliot. The Waste Land. Richmond, Surrey: Printed and published by Leonard and Virignia Woolf, 1923. First English edition, nscribed to Eliot’s patroness Lady Mary Lilian Rothermere.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Ernest Hemingway. Three Stories and Ten Poems. Paris: Contact Publishing Co., 1923. A mint first edition presentation copy of Hemingway’s landmark first book.
    <b>Sotheby's New York, 1 April 2014: </b> A Modern Library: The Gordon Waldorf Collection.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>William Faulkner. Light in August. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition inscribed to Myrtle Ramey.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>James Joyce. Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First edition, one of 150 press-numbered copies on vergé d’Arches.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>F. Scott Fitzgerald. This Side of Paradise. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. First edition with jacket in fine condition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Dashiell Hammett. The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, MCMXXXIV. First American edition. A presentation copy inscribed.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940. First edition presentation copy, being a copy that Chandler originally retained, inscribed on the front endpaper.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>J.D. Salinger. The Catcher in the Rye. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1951. First edition.
    <b>Sotheby's New York: </b>Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange. London: Heinemann, 1962. First edition and a rare presentation copy inscribed by the author.
  • <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> DALI, BRETON, V. HUGO and GALA. <i>Surrealist portrait of Lenin</i>. 1932. Cadavre exquis signed by all four. On a postcard addressed to René Char. Estimate €15,000-20,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> CELINE. <i>Voyage au bout de la nuit</i>. One of 20 copies on vélin d’Arches, inscribed to Roland Saucier and a binding by A. Cerutti. Estimate €80,000-120,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> PROUST. <i>Autograph letter to Gaston Gallimard</i>, about the Jeunes filles en fleurs and his dreyffusian past. December 21, 1919. 4 pages. Estimate €10,000-15,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> REVERDY. <i>La Lucarne ovale. 1916</i>. First edition. One of 6 copies on Japan paper. Binding by Jean de Gonet. With a letter by Pierre Albert-Birot. Estimate €28,000-35,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> STENDHAL. <i>Histoire de la Peinture en Italie</i>. 1817. First edition, inscribed to count Kosakowsky.<br>Estimate €20,000-30,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> BAUDELAIRE. Théophile Gautier. 1859. Exceptional copy with contemporary binding, inscribed to Edouard Manet.<br>Estimate €40,000-60,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> OVIDIUS. [<i>Complete works</i>]. Venice, Aldus, 1502-1503. 17th cent. vellum. Estimate €3,000-5,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> GIEGHER. <i>Le Tre trattati</i>. Padova, 1639. Contemporary binding. Estimate €8,000-12,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROLEWINCK. <i>Fasciculus temporum</i>. Lyon, Huss, 1496. From the Seillières collection. Estimate €4,000-6,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> AMUS. <i>32 autograph letters to Liliane Choucroun</i>. 1936-1952.<br>Estimate €60,000-80,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> LA FONTAINE. <i>Fables</i>. 1668. Morocco by Bedford. First collective edition. Estimate €6,000-8,000
    <b>Sotheby's Paris on 19 June 2014:</b> ROUAULT. <i>Cirque de l’étoile filante</i>. Ambroise Vollard, 1938. Fine binding by Creuzevault. Copy on Japon Impérial. Estimate €30,000-50,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop</b>. 30th anniversary catalogue of landmark rare books, autographs and manuscripts, and historical photographs of all ages.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. <i>The Federalist</i> (1788). An important association copy in original boards, untrimmed.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Isaac Newton. <i>Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica</i> (1687).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Important Age of Discovery manuscript (1512) with Christopher Columbus content.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Shakespeare's <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies</i> (1632).
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. John Rockefeller. Ambrotype, the earliest known photograph of Rockefeller.
    <b>19th Century Shop</b>. Muybridge, <i>Animal Locomotion</i> (1887) subscriber's copy.

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1 #1417b Bruun Rasmussen Modern and Contemporary Prints April 22, 2014 April 23, 2014 46 40 86.96% EUR 1.38 15,030.00 16,285.00 20,450.00 17,971.25 24,800.32 87.88%
2 #21628 Bonhams Prints and Multiples April 22, 2014 April 23, 2014 286 238 83.22% USD 1.0 1,511,800.00 2,190,500.00 2,629,300.00 2,345,749.00 2,345,749.00 89.22%
3 #1417a Bruun Rasmussen Old Master Prints April 21, 2014 April 23, 2014 5 4 80.00% EUR 1.38 1,615.00 2,005.00 2,540.00 1,562.50 2,156.25 61.52%
4 #161416 Heritage Auctions Movie Posters - Internet bidstart 4/13 April 20, 2014 April 22, 2014 427 411 96.25% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 38,282.37 38,282.37 Inf%
5 #121416 Heritage Auctions Comics -Internet bidstart 4/13 April 20, 2014 April 22, 2014 692 682 98.55% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 137,110.66 137,110.66 Inf%
6 #27001 OSENAT IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF OVER 800 PRINTS ON THE REVOLUTION, THE CONSULATE AND THE EMPIRE April 19, 2014 April 23, 2014 215 195 90.70% EUR 1.38 33,250.00 45,600.00 49,460.00 153,587.50 211,950.75 310.53%
7 #41814 Stair Auctioneers and Appraisers Prints April 18, 2014 April 24, 2014 28 27 96.43% USD 1.0 6,025.00 9,950.00 10,050.00 9,009.00 9,009.00 89.64%
8 #2345 Swann Galleries The Vernacular Eye: Photographic Albums, Snapshots & Objects April 17, 2014 April 18, 2014 297 220 74.07% USD 1.0 506,600.00 749,000.00 1,198,100.00 748,801.00 748,801.00 62.50%
9 #201416 Heritage Auctions Rare Books - Internet bidstart 4/10 April 17, 2014 April 18, 2014 565 502 88.85% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 37,504.25 37,504.25 Inf%
10 #36116 Bloomsbury Auctions Antiquarian Books April 17, 2014 April 18, 2014 419 294 70.17% GBP 1.68 123,550.00 174,500.00 264,130.00 198,941.00 334,220.88 75.32%
11 #9930 Tajan Photographs April 17, 2014 April 23, 2014 339 132 38.94% EUR 1.38 180,550.00 236,100.00 647,100.00 244,331.00 337,176.78 37.76%
12 #2564 Artcurial Books and Manuscripts April 16, 2014 April 23, 2014 363 155 42.70% EUR 1.38 856,500.00 1,154,900.00 2,654,700.00 1,337,909.00 1,846,314.42 50.40%
13 #426 RR Auction Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 3/21 April 16, 2014 April 23, 2014 1078 725 67.25% USD 1.0 169,200.00 169,200.00 259,850.00 958,290.71 958,290.71 368.79%
14 #100 Minerva Auctions Roma Prints, Books April 15, 2014 April 22, 2014 284 158 55.63% EUR 1.38 323,210.00 446,230.00 956,330.00 530,725.00 732,400.50 55.50%
15 #103 F Galerie Bassenge Modern Literature and Prints April 12, 2014 April 18, 2014 958 571 59.60% EUR 1.38 296,250.00 296,250.00 463,620.00 376,481.25 519,544.12 81.20%
16 #99b Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Photographs and Photobooks April 12, 2014 April 22, 2014 349 109 31.23% EUR 1.38 60,020.00 60,020.00 176,490.00 105,412.50 145,469.26 59.73%
17 #99a Jeschke van vliet Buch und Kunstauktionen GmbH Rare Books, Prints and Photographs April 12, 2014 April 22, 2014 892 438 49.10% EUR 1.38 165,870.00 165,870.00 341,600.00 235,706.25 325,274.64 69.00%
18 #103 D Galerie Bassenge Literature of the 17th - 19th Century April 11, 2014 April 18, 2014 507 247 48.72% EUR 1.38 99,300.00 99,300.00 198,543.00 122,362.50 168,860.25 61.63%
19 #103 E Galerie Bassenge Autographs April 11, 2014 April 18, 2014 373 216 57.91% EUR 1.38 116,030.00 116,030.00 284,030.00 160,850.00 221,973.00 56.63%
20 #41114 Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Rare and Used Books April 11, 2014 April 22, 2014 473 410 86.68% USD 1.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 10,326.00 10,326.00 Inf%
21 #103 A Galerie Bassenge Geography April 10, 2014 April 18, 2014 259 134 51.74% EUR 1.38 126,080.00 126,080.00 268,870.00 154,625.00 213,382.50 57.51%
22 #103 B Galerie Bassenge Rare Books April 10, 2014 April 18, 2014 367 163 44.41% EUR 1.38 110,443.00 110,443.00 212,233.00 163,350.00 225,423.00 76.97%
23 #103 C Galerie Bassenge Incunabula April 10, 2014 April 18, 2014 271 147 54.24% EUR 1.38 209,640.00 209,640.00 340,350.00 266,650.00 367,977.00 78.35%
24 #40614 National Book Auctions Rare Books and Ephemera April 6, 2014 April 24, 2014 500 500 100.00% USD 1.0 71,840.00 147,850.00 147,850.00 58,750.00 58,750.93 39.74%
25 #30914 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera - Monument Men, Law, Autographs, etc. March 9, 2014 April 24, 2014 500 498 99.60% USD 1.0 47,900.00 115,000.00 115,400.00 41,947.50 41,948.45 36.35%
26 #21614 National Book Auctions Books and Ephemera February 16, 2014 April 24, 2014 499 498 99.80% USD 1.0 53,590.00 123,000.00 123,200.00 67,157.13 67,158.03 54.51%
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Miniature of Légende de la Vie de Sainte Catherine, illuminated manuscript, Bruges, later 15th century. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, first edition work of binder James Scott, Glasgow, 1770. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Giacomo Berengario da Carpi, <i>Isagogae breves et exactissimae in anatomiam</i>..., pre-Vesalian anatomical textbook, Strassburg, 1530.<br>$15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Joseph Fox, <i>The Natural History of the Human Teeth</i>, first edition, London, 1803. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Guido Guidi, <i>Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum</i>..., first edition in Latin, Paris, 1544. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Paolo Mascagni, <i>Anatomia Universale</i>, Florence, 1833. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomes totius, aere insculpta delineatio</i>, first Jacques Grévin edition, Paris, 1565.<br>$2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Andreas Vesalius, <i>Anatomia</i>, woodcut text illustrations throughout, Venice, 1604. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries May 1:</b> Thomas Willis, <i>Crebri anatome. Cui accessit</i>..., first Octavo edition, London, 1664. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Dickens. A Christmas Carol. First edition, first issue in exceptional condition. $28,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Capote. Breakfast at Tiffany’s. First edition, rarely seen in fine condition. $4,250.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Grimm. German Popular Stories. First edition, first issue beautifully bound by Riviere. $12,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Plato. Opera. Second edition, Venice 1491. First obtainable edition of Plato’s works. $50,000.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Offering literary first editions and other books of merit. Catalogues available by request.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Kent (illustrator). Moby Dick. Unopened subscriber’s copy, inscribed by Rockwell Kent. $12,500.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Fine books, collections and libraries purchased. Call to discuss.
    Whitmore Rare Books: Hemingway. For Whom the Bell Tolls. First edition, rarely seen in fine condition. $8,500.
  • <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> AN ASTROLOGICAL and Fortune-Telling Manuscript, in German... Est. £30,000-£50,000
    <b>Christie's London:</b> The Codex Chimalpahin and historical works by Fernando De Alva Ixtlixochitl, 3 Volumnes. Est. £300,000-£500,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791). Autograph music manuscript, 6 passages...<br>Est. £120,000–£180,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> LEIBNIZ, Gottfried Wilhelm von (1646-1716). Autograph manuscript, Contract avec M. Olivier. Est. £200,000–£300,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> TURING, Alan Mathison (1912-1954). 'Practical forms of type theory.' Offprint from: The Journal of Symbolic Logic.<br>Est. £7,000-£10,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> POST, Emil Leon (1897-1954). 'Formal Reductions of the General Combinatorial Decision Problem.' Est. £1,000–£1,500.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> MANDELSHTAM, Osip Emil'evich (1891-1938). <i>Kamen</i>. Est. £50,000–£80,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> MANDELSHTAM, Osip Emilevich and IZENBERG, Vladimir Konstantinovich.<br>Est. £15,000-£20,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> CAPRIOLO, Elia (b. first half 15th century - ca. 1520?). <i>Chronica de rebus Brisianorum</i>.<br>Est. £4,000–£6,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> DAVID Jones (1895-1974). <i>The Chester Play of the Deluge</i>. Est. £4,000-£6,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> FRITH - The Holy Bible. Illustrated with Photographs by Frith. Glasgow, Edinburgh and London: William Mackenzie, 1862.<br>Est. £10,000-£15,000.
    <b>Christie's London, 21 May: </b>Valuable Manuscriptes and Printed Books.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum. -Parergon. -Nomenclator ptolemaicus</i>. Est. £60,000-£90,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm (1683-1741). <i>Phytanthoza iconographia; sive Conspectus aliquot millium</i>... Est. £40,000-£60,000.
    <b>Christie's London:</b> WIT, Frederick de (1630-1706) and Gerard VALCK (1652-1726). <i>Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula</i>. Est. £4,000-£6,000.
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